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MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives

The 2018 MISTI Excellence Awardees after the ceremony at the Samberg Conference Center: Pelkins Ajanoh, Kristen Frombach, Matthew Chun, and Samantha Amey-Gonzalez.

MISTI Ambassador Award—Presented annually to an MIT student who exemplifies MISTI's mission and has served as an outstanding MISTI representative abroad and at MIT.

  • Samantha Amey-Gonzalez ’18,
    Lake Stevens, WA, MIT-Japan (x3)

MISTI Achievement Award—Presented annually to an MIT student or recent alumnus who has made a particularly noteworthy contribution to his or her host organization in the course of his or her internship.

  • Kristen Frombach ’19,
    Lumberton, NJ, MIT-France (x2)

Suzanne Berger Award for Future Global Leaders—Presented annually to a graduating senior who, through his or her coursework and practical experience abroad, has demonstrated his or her potential to become a global leader.

  • Pelkins Ajanoh ’18,
    Arlington, TX (native of Cameroon), MIT-France (x2)
  • Matthew Chun ’18,
    Arlington, VA, MIT-Israel and MIT-India (x2)